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Regional organisation leader held on extortion charges: Assam DGP

Guwahati, May 2: A top office-bearer of a regional organisation was arrested in Assam’s Sivasagar district on Tuesday on an allegation of extortion, a top police officer said. Director General of Police GP Singh said Shrinkhal Chaliha has been apprehended and action as per law initiated against him. Chaliha is a top office-bearer of Veer Lachit Sena, an organisation working purportedly to safeguard the interests of the indigenous people of the state. “Reference extortion demand at Sivasagar in the name of donation for socio-cultural event – named accused person, one...